Department of Economics

  1. November 19, 2021

    Michigan economy recovering but inflation, supply strains concerning

    Michigan’s economy is recovering from the pandemic-induced recession at a faster pace than previous downturns, but a sharp rise in inflation and supply chain difficulties have been souring perceptions of the economy.

  2. November 18, 2021

    U-M economists see signs of U.S. growth amid volatile picture

    The U.S. job market has been recovering despite pandemic waves, inflation woes and supply chain strains, yet those and other barriers could threaten broad, sustained economic momentum.

  3. July 19, 2021

    Obituary — Robert S. Holbrook

    Robert S. Holbrook, former associate provost and professor emeritus of economics in LSA, died May 15 at the age of 88 after a life of distinguished scholarship and service to U-M.

  4. November 21, 2019

    U.S. economy set to continue slow and steady growth

    After its longest expansion in history this summer, the U.S. economy is expected to continue to grow but at a slower pace, say U-M economists in their latest quarterly forecast.

  5. April 4, 2017

    Golden Apple winner discusses life story to inspire students

    Golden Apple Award recipient Edward Cho urged students to leave their self-doubt behind, know they are good enough and to remember there is hope and light at the end of hardship and pain.

  6. March 10, 2017

    Economics lecturer Edward Cho recognized with Golden Apple Award

    In honor of his engaging teaching style and care for students, LSA economics lecturer Edward Cho has been selected to receive the 27th annual Golden Apple Award.